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The Old Rectory, Market Bosworth

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 188127

OS Grid Reference: SK4075702951
OS Grid Coordinates: 440757, 302951
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6228, -1.3994

Location: 4 B585, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire CV13 0LB

Locality: Market Bosworth
Local Authority: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: CV13 0LB

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

SK 40 SW

5/128 The Old Rectory


Rectory. 1849. Red brick with stone dressings. Slate roof with
stone coped gable ends: Brick axial and gable end stacks.

Double depth plan of 2 parallel ranges with central entrance hall
and with service wing to right (west).

Tudor style.

2 storeys. 3:3 bay north front. Symmetrical 3-bay main range to
left, the centre in -gabled projection with moulded stone 4-centred
arch doorway with hoodmould and shallow oriel above with 3-light
mullion transom window. Cross-mullion transom windows to left and
right with margin glazing bars. Service wing set back on right,
similarly gabled at centre and with smaller cross mullion transom
windows with glazing bars. Rear garden front (south), centre of
main range recessed slightly at centre with oriel over doorway.
2-storey canted bay window to right, and gabled projection to left
with shallow bay window on ground floor with large 4-light mullion
transom window, and 3-light window above with nowy-headed hood-
mould. Service wing set back slightly to left with 2 mullion
transom windows on ground floor and smaller 2-light sashes on
first floor, all with glazing bars.

Interior: Moulded plaster arch across hall which has large open
well, moulded string staircase at back with twisted balusters and
panelled newels with ogee finials and pendants. Most of the
original joinery survives including panelled doors and there are
some marble chimneypieces. The north east ground floor room has
large safe with iron door built into the wall.

Listing NGR: SK4075702951

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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